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Bristol Vintage Photograph Fair / Sunday 12 April 2020

After the success of the first Photograph fair last December, I am organising a second one, which will take place once again at the Royal Photographic Society's HQ in Bristol. A wide range of fine early photography will be on offer, from some of the leading photograph dealers in the UK and Europe. Full details are on the fair website:…


Added by Hugh Ashley Rayner on January 15, 2020 at 11:30 — No Comments

Bristol Vintage Photograph Fair / 1 December 2019

I am organising a Vintage Photograph Fair, to be held at the Bristol headquarters of the Royal Photographic Society. It will showcase a wide range of fine vintage photographs for sale, from leading photograph dealers in the UK and Europe.

Bristol Vintage Photograph Fair …


Added by Hugh Ashley Rayner on August 9, 2019 at 12:30 — No Comments

Publication: Early Photographs of India

Pagoda Tree Press has just published a new book: 'Early Photographs of Ladakh'. This republishes two important early photographic works: 'From Simla through Ladac & Cashmere' by Captain Robert Melville Clarke originally published in 1862; together with 'Description of a Mystic Play, as Performed in Ladak, Zascar &c.' by Captain H. H. Godwin-Austen; with Photographic…


Added by Hugh Ashley Rayner on March 7, 2013 at 21:00 — No Comments

Book: John Saché: Photographer in British India

I have just produced a small monograph on the life of John Edward Saché; one of the more important photographers working in 19th century India.  From the mid-1860s through until his death in 1882, he operated a variety of studios, in towns across northern India, and in that time, produced well over 1000 fine topographical views, architectural and portrait…


Added by Hugh Ashley Rayner on June 1, 2012 at 10:30 — 2 Comments

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